Friday, October 11, 2013

Incomplete Resource

RDA Rule 3.4.1.10 for Incomplete Resource record the term indicating the type of unit without the number. This has to be applied also for a resource when the total number of units issued is unknown.

300 $a volumes
300 $a volumes (loose-leaf)

LC-PCC PS for 3.4.1.10 - INCOMPLETE RESOURCE


Incomplete Multipart Monographs

LC practice: Do not give LC’s local holdings for incomplete multipart monographs in MARC field 300; ensure that there are item records for each part or unit.
PCC practice: Do not give local holdings for multipart monographs in MARC field 300.

Updating Loose-leafs

LC practice/PCC practice: If the updating loose-leaf includes transfer volumes, describe the extent in terms of "loose-leaf" and "transfer."

EXAMPLE
300 ## $a volumes (loose-leaf), volume (transfer)

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NOTE: ABOVE PRACTICES ARE "CHANGES FROM AACR2 TO RDA"

[Source: RDA Toolkit]